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DOD Skillbridge - Software Engineering



Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

The Skillbridge Program is exclusive to Active Service Members of the U.S. Military

Trusted by governments, commercial enterprises, and educational institutions worldwide, Flashpoint helps organizations protect their most critical assets, infrastructure, and stakeholders from security risks such as cyber threats, ransomware, fraud, physical threats, and more. Leading security practitioners—including physical and corporate security, cyber threat intelligence (CTI), vulnerability management, and vendor risk management teams—rely on the Flashpoint Intelligence Platform, comprising open source (OSINT) and closed intelligence, to proactively identify and mitigate risk and stay ahead of the evolving threat landscape. Learn more at www.flashpoint.io.

Flashpoint is proud to be an authorized provider of the DoD SkillBridge program which provides opportunities for Service Members to gain valuable civilian work experience through specific industry training and internships.

The Engineering department is offering SkillBridge opportunities in the following areas: Web Scraping, Front End Development, VM Management and Cloud Networking, and more.

Under the SkillBridge Program, Flashpoint hosts active-duty U.S. military members for skilled employment training for up to the final six months of active-duty obligated service. The SkillBridge Program/Role with Flashpoint will run 90 - 180 days. DoD SkillBridge offerings can be based on any open role within the company, given appropriate experience, interest, availability, and capacity to train. If you have experience in any of the following areas or are interested in learning about additional opportunities, apply today!


    • Managed Attribution: Frontend or Full Stack Engineering Intern
    • Collections: Backend Python Engineering Intern with Web Scraping Focus
    • Auth: Frontend or Full Stack Engineering Intern
    • Quality Assurance: Proficiency in Ruby on Rails, Java Script, and Testing Frameworks
  • Please select the opportunity that best aligns with your experience and interests in the dropdown below

Managed Attribution - Front End or Full Stack Engineering Intern

What you will get to do on our team

  • Improve and add functionality with our UI and backend services.
  • Improve and assist in our cloud networking infrastructure.
  • Improve and add functionality to our VM images.
  • Assist all stakeholders with troubleshooting and knowledge sharing.

To be successful, you will need

  • Experience with Javascript, and knowledge of common web/programming concepts and terminology such as protocols, hosts, proxies, authentication
  • Familiar with linux / windows operating systems
  • Experience with version controls systems such as git, writing tests (unit, integration, e2e), and Javascript frameworks (NodeJS, React, Angular, etc)
  • Experience with relational databases (Postgres, MariaDB, etc)., and a basic understanding of cloud/networking infrastructure.

Collections - Backend Python Engineering Intern

What you will get to do on our team

  • Contribute to Flashpoint’s intelligence efforts by scraping data from Deep and Dark web communities
  • Write custom code to address common scraping and parsing challenges
  • Work in a team-first environment, being open to constructive feedback and contributing to team goals and projects

To be successful, you will need

  • Demonstrated ability in Python, especially related to web scraping and parsing (requests, beautifulsoup4, selenium, or playwright).
  • Knowledge of common web concepts and terminology such as protocols, hosts, proxies, authentication
  • Experience and understanding of CI/CD development methodology, version controls systems such as git or mercurial, writing unit tests, and Django.

Auth: Frontend or Full Stack Engineering Intern

What you will get to do on our team

  • Work in a team-first environment, being open to constructive feedback and contributing to team goals and projects
  • Learn about Authentication and Authorization, becoming familiar with SSO/SAML, Okta and the OAuth2 protocol.
  • Triage and troubleshoot auth-related issues with the Flashpoint products, and contribute to documentation for Customer Support engineers.
  • Contribute code to the team’s new auth project.

To be successful, you will need

  • Knowledge of common web concepts and terminology such as protocols, hosts, proxies, authentication
  • Demonstrated ability in either the frontend stack (Typescript/Javascript/React/HTML/CSS) or backend stack (Python/Flask/Fast)
  • Experience and understanding of CI/CD development methodology, version control systems such as git, writing unit tests

Quality Assurance: Software Development Engineer In Test Intern

What you will get to do on our team

  • Writing, maintaining, and executing Cypress integration tests to validate the functionality, performance, and security of our web applications.
  • Collaborate with our software engineers to understand application features, identify test cases, and ensure code quality by providing feedback based on your testing.
  • Maintain clear and organized documentation for test cases, test plans, and test results to facilitate knowledge sharing within the team.

To be successful, you will need

  • Proficiency in Ruby on Rails and JavaScript.
  • Knowledge or familiarity with Cypress or other testing frameworks.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a passion for quality assurance.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Current Active Duty Service Member
  • Meets DoD SkillBridge Qualifications
  • Available to participate 90-180 days
  • Work remotely in the continental US

Additional Information

SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Flashpoint, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members. Your unit Commander must authorize participation in Flashpoint's SkillBridge Program prior to the start of the internship.

Why Flashpoint is a Great Place to Work:

  • Diversity. Flashpoint is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, inclusion, belonging, and equity. We recognize that diversity is key to achieving our vision. We believe that every person and their experiences contribute to building a work environment and products and services that will change the world.
  • Culture and Belonging. Our company’s culture isn’t something you join, it’s something you build and shape, and each person's unique backgrounds and experiences contribute to who Flashpoint is and will become. You will have ample opportunities to connect with coworkers through various communication channels and company-funded virtual events: book clubs, happy hours, committees, DIBE discussion group, Donut mixers, local team member meetups and much more.
  • Perks. Flashpoint understands that personal wellness is one of the keys to a happy, healthy and productive work environment. That’s why we also prioritize health and wellness perks like gym reimbursements, expensed lunches, cool cultural initiatives and inclusive employee events.
  • Career Growth. Flashpoint is invested in the growth of our team members and understands that frequent, two-way feedback is critical to that growth. We encourage regular one-on-ones with your manager, a regular schedule of performance reviews, learning and development opportunities, and guidance through formalized career paths; whether that be towards being a great manager, being a great individual contributor, or a lateral move to gain breadth of knowledge and experience.

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